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Cardiac imaging techniques in the diagnosis of angiosarcoma of the heart: report of two cases.
  1. A. E. Weyne,
  2. G. R. Heyndrickx,
  3. C. C. Cuvelier,
  4. M. B. Afschrift,
  5. M. F. Kunnen,
  6. F. E. Derom

    Abstract

    Angiosarcoma of the heart is a rare and highly malignant tumour. Most of the reported cases have been diagnosed post mortem. In a one year period two cases were diagnosed during life and surgically treated. The only possible hope for survival is early diagnosis and surgical removal. Our cases illustrate the contribution of cardiac imaging techniques to early diagnosis and the feasibility of radical excision of this tumour.

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